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PhD Tomasz Spyra

legal counsel




ul. Jabłonowskich 8
31-114 Kraków
phone:+48 12 427 24 24
fax:+48 12 427 23 33


Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Law and Administration, 2005, PhD in legal sciences 2005


English, German

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Specializes in banking law, bankruptcy law and civil law. Provided legal advice during one of the largest corporate disputes in Poland regarding rights attached to shares. Dr Tomasz Spyra also collaborated with Polish and foreign banks with respect to banking law, anti-monopoly and consumer protection, large credit facility projects as well as restructuring of receivables and bankruptcy of the bank customers. Author of publications on banking law and bankruptcy law, a co-author of the commentary to banking law. Works also on the theory of the interpretation of law. Dr Tomasz Spyra collaborates with the Polish-German Center for Banking Law at the Jagiellonian University.

Has in particular advised:

Talanx International AG oraz Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
in the acquisition of the TUiR Warta S.A. shares from KBC Insurance N.V.
Metro Group

during the de-investment of the real,- hypermarkets in Poland to Auchan Group

EBA Clearing

with respect to preparing the national legal opinion of the Polish banks' participation in the European payment system

Bank Pekao S.A.

with respect to the investment credit facility for financing the construction of the Kraków Business Park office center in Zabierzów by the companies belonging to the Kraków Business Park spółka z o.o. group

Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa S.A. and T-Mobile Deutschland GmbH

in the largest corporate dispute in Poland, comprising numerous contentious and non-contentious proceedings

Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., Bank Pekao S.A., Bank PKO BP S.A., Bank Millennium S.A., Bank BPH S.A., Credit Agricole Bank Polska S.A., Plus Bank S.A. and two other leading banks

with respect to the antitrust proceedings regarding the interchange fee (one of the largest antitrust proceedings in Poland)

Bank Handlowy
w Warszawie S.A.

with respect to asserting claims by the bank and enforcing securities of the claims as well as with respect to FX options

Bank Millennium S.A.

with respect to abusive clauses in agreements (e.g. currency spread) and proceedings on appeal against the decision of the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection

Alior Bank S.A.

with respect to an appeal against the decision of the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection



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